Sword case

Object Number: 
INV.8038
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Wood, textile, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 2 1/4 x 30 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 78.1 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on brass plate: "From / General Jose A. Paez / To the / Corporation of the City of New York / October 2d 1850"
Description: 
Rectangular wooden sword case with hinged lid with key lock (key missing) and fitted inteior with blue velvet lining; rectangular brass plate with engraved inscription mounted center top of lid.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group